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The Big Story: Kunle Oloyede, A Change Agent at Tin Can Island Port

The Big Story: Kunle Oloyede, A Change Agent at Tin Can Island Port

News Feature, Port News
History is replete with leaders who are called upon at times of crisis to take the gauntlet. Such challenges come with huge responsibilities and a trust factor. It took the helmsman at Customs House, Hameed Ali ,wide consultations to arrive at the decision to deploy Comptroller Kunle Oloyede to the second most powerful area Command. The task for a change of guard at the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service came at a time the incumbent, Compt MBA Musa, was taking the nation by storm. If MBA Musa was not clamping down on drug and arm traffickers, he was raking billions of naira monthly to the Federation Account. If it was on the strength of competence,performance and public perception, MBA Musa would have continued to hold sway as Area Controller. But ironically, the o...
Nigeria Customs Service: How We Hit the Hit Trillion Naira Mark

Nigeria Customs Service: How We Hit the Hit Trillion Naira Mark

Breaking News, Business, Port News
The Nigeria Customs Service says it generated the sum of one trillion naira in revenue as against the target of N770, 573, 730, 490 due to measures put in place by the Col. Hammed Ali management. At a breakfast meeting with maritime journalists in Lagos, the National Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah, stated that, although analysts have concluded that the revenue generated for 2017 was inferior to the figure for 2014, they were not conversant with the following economic indices. For instance, in 2014 experienced with 41 items removed from accessing forex. Rice, which raked in N56.8 bullion could not even contribute up to half a billion in 2017. Besides, the volume of imports declined considerably owing to government policy such that in 2014, the duties collected were N122...